A circle of friends plays with chickens.
Well, this episode didn’t get off to the greatest start. Normally you’d like to do something to catch the audience’s attention. So what does Glasslip do? Have some fireworks explode, while we pan to each of the characters in turn and display their name. One of the worst intros before the OP for a first episode I’ve ever seen.
The rest of the episode was an improvement. (Well, there wasn’t anywhere to go but up.) I like how they’re telling the story so far, it’s a teensy bit subtle (well, by anime standards anyway) so you actually have to pay attention and read between the lines. A pretty decent episode actually.
However, the show is basically Hanasaku Iroha or Tari Tari but with chickens and (presumably) glass. Let’s hope it doesn’t turn around from a strong start to become a total disaster like those two did.
I like the music. The animation is nice too, when they don’t just pan over still pictures. Which seems to be quite often, sadly.